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"Lady Su Hui and Her Verse Puzzle" by Chiu Ing, showing interior of Chinese house and ladies' costumes, as imagined by a Ming
artist. Lady Su Hui was a poetess of the Su clan in the fifth century who won back her husband's love by an intricate verse puzzle.
Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art.

4tLady Blossom," poetess of the tenth century in Su Tungpo's province, by Chiu Ing. Su Tungpo rearranged one of her poems and put
it into a song. Lady Blossom was queen of Szechuen when it was an independent kingdom. Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art.